The University of Texas at Austin


Getting Started with UTBox

New accounts are automatically created for eligible users (current students, faculty, and staff) at the first login. First-time users should:

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click Continue.
  3. Sign in with your UT EID credentials. If eligible, your account will be automatically provisioned.
  4. Review the Box QuickStart Guide to learn how to perform basic tasks (e.g. create folders and upload files)

Create an External Password

Some UTBox third party applications require you sign in with and external password and now your UT EID.

  1. Log into your UTBox account, and click the gear icon on the upper right.
  2. From the drop-down menu, click Account Settings.
  3. Near the bottom, you'll see an option to Create External Password.
  4. Enter a secure, standard user password such that the strength bar registers Strong.
  5. Click Save.

Please contact the ITS Help Desk for assistance if you have any questions.

Last updated September 19, 2013 @ 4:23 pm

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